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Award-Winning Poet Set for OCU Series

By Rod Jones Modified: February 19, 2013 at 8:04 am •  Published: February 19, 2013

His other honors include two Best American Poetry selections, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His poems have appeared in literary journals and magazines including The New Yorker, Poetry, The American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Fence and the Kenyon Review. His poetry has been featured on “News Hour with Jim Lehrer.”

Born in South Carolina in 1971, Hayes received an MFA degree in poetry from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a professor of creative writing at Carnegie Mellon University.

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